Why an SUV or utillity vehicle? A study

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You HAVE been out of the US for quite some time. The US is the largest vehicle market in the world and the US has the most robust economy in the world. that is why so many foreign manufactures have entered the US market.
Those Americans, that dot need a vehicle that can haul more than four people and can not afford to by the larger safer more expensive vehicles, tend to buy small cars or CUVs. CUVs re the SUV types that are built on car chassis rather than a sturdier truck chasses as are SUVs. Those buyer that require larger more powerful vehicles, to haul their family and all of their 'stuff,' tend to buy larger safer cars SUVs and CUVs. Many American that can afford to buy both a small car, to use when they do not require the abilities of the other type of vehicles, as well as the other type of vehicle for when the do need that type of vehicle. Over the past five years or so light trucks, including SUVs etc have sold at a rate greater than cars, as high as 55% in 2004. In 2005 however cars accounted for just over 50% of the 18,000,000 new vehicles sold in the US. The number of new vehicles sold in the US today is more than twice what it was just twenty years ago. According to the US census the average American family owns three vehicles, not one
mike hunt

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